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Caroline is a 36-year-old mother to two children, ages 12 and 3. She operates a salon in the town of Kagadi, Uganda. She was inspired to go into business, after having acquired skills from her aunt.

Caroline dreams of educating her children and building a permanent house for her residence. Her business plan is to own a beauty parlor. Caroline intends to use the loan to buy cosmetics for the salon.

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This loan is part of HOFOKAM's program targeting poor and geographically excluded populations in Western Uganda. In addition to loans, it provides social and business training programs to low-income entrepreneurs and their communities. Since 2003, HOFOKAM has provided sustainable financial and non-financial services to promote social, economic and sustainable land development and improve the quality of life for vulnerable populations. The organization has a clear vested interest in underserved communities with its headquarters in rural Fort Portal and a number of branches in extremely remote areas.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 254
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,806,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,654.5
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Caroline to buy cosmetics for the salon.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 23, 2013
Feb 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 19, 2013